Become a Part of our Donor Family!

As a non-profit organization, The New Children’s Museum is grateful to all of our donors, sponsors and supporters for helping us become an important and valued community resource. Together, we are inspiring creativity and imagination in San Diego’s children.

This year, The New Children’s Museum was awarded the highest possible rank from Charity Navigator, four stars, indicating that our financials and governance as a nonprofit are “exceptional.”

Give, renew or upgrade your gift and enjoy behind-the-scenes access to the Museum by clicking “donate” below or by contacting Lilli-Mari Andresen, Director of Individual Giving, at 619 795 1203 or landresen@thinkplaycreate.org.

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Donor levels

Enjoy the following benefits with your annual contribution:

Museum ADMIRER

Donate $100 or more and receive the following benefit:

  • Donor listing on our website and on the Museum lounge screen
Museum advocate

Donate $250 or more and receive the following benefits:

  • The previous level plus…
  • A book dedicated in your family name to the Museum
Museum enthusiast

Donate $500 or more and receive the following benefits:

  • The previous level plus…
  • Invitation to Museum Artist Receptions for you and a guest.
  • A Duo Membership, which provides unlimited admission for one adult and one child*
Museum RAIN HOUSE SUPPORTER

Donate $1,000 or more and receive the following benefits:

  • The previous level plus…
  •  Donor listing on the Museum Donor Wall on the main level
  • An exclusive curator-led tour of the Museum by the Deputy Museum Director
  • 2 additional tickets for each Artist Reception
  • A Level One Membership, which provides unlimited admission for up to 4 people in your household*
Museum devotee

Donate $2,500 or more and receive the following benefits:

  • The previous level plus…
  • A behind-the-scenes tour of an installation with our Exhibitions Preparator
  • A Level Two Membership, which provides unlimited admission for up to 6 people in your household*
Museum innovator

Donate $5,000 or more and receive the following benefits:

  • The previous level plus…
  • Complimentary parking in the Museum’s parking garage (during the Museum’s hours of operation; based on availability)
  • Your name(s) listed in the Museum’s Annual Report
  • An exclusive Quigley Architectural Tour of The New Children’s Museum

Memberships are not tax-deductible. If you would like your donation to be fully tax-deductible, you may choose to gift your membership to a family who may not otherwise be able to afford one.

Other Museum projects and programs to support

SPONSOR A CAMPER

Help us fund our camp scholarship fund and send more children to summer camp!

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SUPPORT OUR TROOPS

Donate towards our military fund to continue to provide discounted admission to military families.

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Donate to Tikitiko

Tot Studio is being reimagined and transformed by 2019 artist-in-residence Tanya Aguiñiga. Learn more about the new Tot Studio, called tikitiko, and help us provide a space for toddlers and caregivers to make meaningful connections. tikitiko is scheduled to open on October 11.

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other ways to Give

Support the Museum by shopping on Amazon or donating a car! A percentage of your Amazon purchases will be donated to the Museum by logging in to Amazon Smile with your regular Amazon account info and selecting us as your charity. Or donate your old car to CARS and select us as your charity of choice to benefit from the donation.

Studio by the Bay

Our next Studio by the Bay Family Day is Saturday, Oct. 19 from 1-5pm! Join us at Seaport Village for a FREE art-making workshop for children and families.